But who cares about stats? They are wrong 50% of the time anyway, right?
Today I am going to set the record straight once and for all. I am…Continue
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I was going through some old folders on my laptop the other day and I happened to come across my very first digital recruitment media plan which I wrote for a client way back in 1999. Even though a lot has
happened in the last 11 years I still remember this particular project
fondly. This might seem quite strange when I tell you that it was an
abject failure from both mine and the client's point of view!
The client needed to recruit four permanent software engineers and…Continue
Most recruiters can agree that there are two types of recruitment- passive and active. Passive recruitment tends to lend itself to more candidate involvement. The majority of your time is spent building that relationship with the candidate & earning their trust while all along suggesting and offering opportunities for them to consider. It's not uncommon for the passive candidate to stay in your pipeline for several months because they are only looking to make a career change for the…Continue
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like hard work.” - Thomas Edison
The key to being successful as a job seeker often times comes down to our ability to recognize change.…Continue
Added by Trevor Smith on March 9, 2010 at 12:40pm — No Comments
Last months’s State of the Union address included a myriad of partisan and bi-partisan talking points - with cheers from one side and stoic faces from the other. But through and through, nothing was as pertinent to both sides of the general public, and coincidently the HR community, as the budgetary blueprint for 2011, or more specifically, the $100 billion designed to create more jobs. Specifically cited in the big budget was the focus on and education of green…Continue
Added by Katie Meeker on March 9, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments
For those of you who don’t know me or don’t know me well I am a trainer for Monster Canada. I have an amazing job that is absolutely perfect for my personality – I get to talk for a living! I am passionate about my brand, my company, candidate experience and improving the recruitment process. Even with all of this wonderfulness I too get sucked into the daily grind from time to time.…Continue
Added by Karen Bucks on March 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments
We already looked at Women so now let's focus on Hispanic. As I said in my previous post remember diversity sourcing is a very special skill. You need to have knowledge of were to search or as I have said in my " Top Ten Rules for Successful Internet…Continue
Steven’s Note:The following is a press release provided by Angel Food Ministries. The reason I’ve posted this information is that we can all use this wonderful service as locations can be found throughout most of the United States. During your job search, I’d ask that you consider using the services yourself, and certainly share this information with anyone you can. Thank you!
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I attended an HR Conference in Fort Worth, Texas at the tail end of 2009 and had the opportunity to meet with dozens of exhibitors and attendees who work in the HR space. Par for the course; the event coordinators placed all of the staffing and recruiting exhibitors in the same row, which enabled me to listen to the presentations/elevator pitches of a…Continue
It can cost $1000 or more to incorporate your business. But is it worth it? This article compares the pros and cons of the two most common types of businesses that we see in Canada: Sole Proprietor and Incorporated.
Tip: You can change the legal structure of your business as it grows. Many small businesses start out as a sole proprietors or partnerships and become incorporated as the business grows.
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recruitDC – a new, grassroots organization debuting its first ever event on May 26, 2010 at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC – aspires to create a sense of community amongst…Continue
Added by Ben Gotkin on March 8, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments
This is a recent question I am seeing asked of my candidates. I see multiple ways of answering this and this appears to be a new twist on "What are your weaknesses?". What are your thoughts on the best response to this?